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The Truth and Nothing But the Truth

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The Truth and Nothing But the Truth

By Marilyn Snyder

Published in the Redlands Daily Facts, December 5, 2013

Are there times when you wish everyone had a Pinocchio nose to help smell out skillful li­ars?

As the mother of two, foster mom to five teenage girls, a high school teacher, and a former kid, I have a lot of experience with fib­bing, falsifying, misleading, misspeaking, prevaricating and plain old lying.

Think of the “Oops, I got caught” liars like one of my fos­ter daughters who, in the mid­dle of the night, took my car for a joy ride.

What she didn’t know was that my husband always kept track of the mileage. Oops — her story didn’t pass the odometer test.

No question that everyone fibs, even if they are only little white social lies. “I’m fine,” when you feel terrible. “I’m busy,” when you just don’t want to do something.

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A Thanksgiving Story

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A Thanksgiving Story 

By Marilyn Snyder

Published in the Redlands Daily Facts, November 28, 2013

Everyone encounters prob­lems. Everyone makes bad choices. Sometimes the two are connected. And sometimes it takes only one person to change another forever.

My mother-in-law, God bless Margarita’s soul, mar­ried young and produced a passel of youngsters, eight al­together.

Her first child, Michael, was committed to the Maryland State Hospital when he was only 2 because of devastating cerebral palsy.

Rita’s husband could be re­lied on to drink his paycheck, leaving little money for gro­ceries.

Picture her in a tiny two­ bedroom rented row house, so poor that the dingy road­way they lived on didn’t even fully qualify as a street — their address in eastern Bal­timore was 5 ½ Street.

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Mike Morrell Earns Perfect Score from CA Chamber of Comerce

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MIKE MORRELL EARNS PERFECT SCORE FROM CA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        

November 25, 2013

CONTACT:    Duane Dichiara (916) 997-4784

 

Assemblyman Mike Morrell Earns Perfect Marks

from California Chamber of Commerce

Lawmaker Receives 100 Percent Score for Pro-Jobs Votes

 

SACRAMENTO – In its annual assessment of legislators’ votes during the past year, the California Chamber of Commerce recognized Assemblyman Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, for his perfect record supporting pro-jobs legislation and fighting job killer proposals in 2013.

 

“To return our economy to full strength, we have to get Californians back to work,” said Assemblyman Morrell. “It’s especially important in the Inland Empire, where in many places, the unemployment rates remain well above the state and national averages. The Legislature needs to make job creation a top priority again and stop passing legislation that only slows down economic growth and investment in our communities.”

 

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Stop With The Four-Letter Words Already

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Stop With The Four-Letter Words Already

By Marilyn Snyder

Published in the Redlands Daily Facts, November 21, 2013

Despite President Obama’s insistence that immigration re­form be hustled through Con­gress before the end of the year, John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, squelched the notion when he said the issue was dead for this year.

“Thank goodness,” thought many in the tea party, who have been focusing their efforts on the repeal of Obamacare. To other groups, however, every day is a day to battle against im­migration reform. That puts them in a face-to-face clash with our own Redlands State Senator Bill Emmerson.

Emmerson, along with 14 other California State legisla­tive Republicans, sent a letter to Boehner calling for a vote on im­migration reform.

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Please Attend the No Amnesty Protest

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Please Attend the “No Amnesty” Protest in Redlands this Wednesday!

Patriots!

Amnesty is no longer a federal issue after Redlands’ own state Sen. Bill Emmerson signed a recent letter urging California’s Republican congressional delegation to pass amnesty legislation. Emmerson was one of 15 state senators and assembly members to sign the letter.

We will be assisting our good friends in We the People Rising to rally in front of Emmerson’s office in Redlands this Wednesday, Nov. 20, beginning at 9 a.m. Emmerson has agreed to meet with the group about one hour later. Local media has shown interest in covering this event. 

Emmerson’s office, 1801 Orange Tree Lane, is just north of I-10 near Nevada Street. Please bring your signs, flags and humor. (Here’s a suggestion for a sign: “What part of ‘illegal’ don’t you understand?”)

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Unite Inland Empire Radio Show Launch

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There’s A New Force In Town

Unite Inland Empire Radio Show

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The Redlands Tea Party Patriots is proud to be a part of a new group called United Inland Empire, or UniteIE. UniteIE is a coalition of like-minded conservative groups spread across the Inland Empire. Go to http://www.uniteie.com/ to visit their website.

UniteIE launched its first Radio Show on Saturday, November 16, 2013. If you missed it, click on this link to download the audio. The link is good until Friday, November 22. You can listen to the show every Saturday on AM590 The Answer from 11:30 am to 12 pm.